Framed Art from Crochet Flower Motifs

crochet flower motif framed art

A few years ago (what seems like such a long time ago, long before my son was born and I had ample amounts of free time to plan and decorate), I found the inspiration for how I wanted to decorate our guest bedroom. The source image for my inspiration had the perfect bedding, lovely purple… [Read More]

Crochet a Dartboard Mandala

Crocheted mandala dart board

Lately, I have been extremely taken with the beauty and symbolism that mandalas represent. If you’re unaware of what a mandala is, its typically a circle full of inspiring colors and patterns. Mandalas can be represented in sand, paint, fiber, or any number of materials. Yarn is obviously my favorite interpretation of the mandala. Mandalas… [Read More]

Cinnamon & Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies


Last fall, I came across a bag of small mini cinnamon chips* in the baking aisle at my local grocery store. I was intent on buying it to try and make something yummy for the coming holidays. My intentions were well-meaning but I wasn’t able to get around to it until this spring/summer. I used… [Read More]

Celebrating Mardi Gras with King Cake!


Bonjour tout le monde! For those that don’t know any french, that means “Good Day everyone!”. One of the many things I remember from the five years I spent taking french classes in middle school/high school was learning about french traditions and their food. I remember making a “gateau du roi” or king cake back… [Read More]